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									             Conscience & Consequence

                                                            Ethical Practice in Mental Health Nursing

Jon C 2008

                                                                                NSW Branch Conference
                                                                                           Friday 28th November 2008
                                                                                                         Central Coast
                                                                                                  Leagues Convention
                                                                                                       Centre, Gosford


                                                                                     David Arthur
                                                                                  National University of Singapore

                                            Program & Registration
                    I am the recipient, the giver,
                          The process, the mindful call,
                    I am the world you live in
                         And your stewardship of it.       The theme Conscience and Consequence focuses on ethical
                                                           practice in mental health nursing and the care and wellbeing of
                                                           people with mental illness. This peer reviewed conference
                See our Sponsor Incentive
                Program for Universities, Area             examines ethical dilemmas, development of ethical services and
                Health Services and Private                rights of consumers and carers. Presenters were selected by a
                Psychiatric Hospitals/Services –
                Complimentary registrations for            combination of invited speakers and accepted call for abstracts.
                staff and students of participating        We invite you to get away and join us on the beautiful Central
                organizational sponsors.
                                                           Coast for an informative, thought provoking and enjoyable day
                                                           at the finale to our 2008 continuing professional education and
             Enquiries                                     practice development program for mental health nurses in NSW.

             Janelle Twomey                                                                                             Convenors
             02 9840 3893
                                                        Jon Chesterson & Professor Louise O’Brien

             Sponsors                                                                                                 MHN Credit
                                                                                                                         6 CPE (6 hrs)
             Sponsorship Package & Exhibit Space available.
             Discounts apply for multiple events. Give us a call on
                NSW Branch Conference 2008
             040 825 1146.                                     
                                                                                     ACMHN / NSW Branch, PO Box 176, Rozelle, NSW 2039
                                                                Conscience & Consequence
                                                                               Ethical Practice in Mental Health Nursing
Friday 28 November 08
Central Coast Leagues Convention Centre, Gosford

                                                            Conference Program
       Professor David Arthur                      8.00    Registration
                                                   9.00    Open & Welcome
                                                   9.15    Keynote Professor David Arthur
                                                           Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin
                                                           School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
                                                           Conscience, self concept and ethical decision
                                                           making in nursing practice
                                                   10.00   Keri de Carlo
                                                           Divisional Educator, Mental Health SESIAHS NSW
                                                           The ideals of therapeutic relationship: Ward milieu
                                                           as hospital ‘family’ envisaged by Hildegard Peplau
                                                   10.30   Morning Tea
                                                   11.00   Dr Kim Foster
                                                           Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery,
                                                           University of Sydney NSW
                                                           And the moral(s) of the story is…? Illuminating
       David Arthur is the inaugural Professor
                                                           family/carers experience through narrative analysis
       and Head of the Alice Lee Centre for        11.30   Simon Llewellyn
       Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School                RN, Mental Health & PECC Unit, SESIAHS NSW
       of Medicine at the National University of           Consent under the Act? Ethics vs Law
       Singapore (NUS). He has held previous       12.00   Greg Clark
       appointments as Professor and
       Associate Head (Research) at the                    Nurse Practitioner, Youth Mental Health SSWAHS NSW
       School of Nursing, Hong Kong                        Do no harm: Developing ethically sound services
       Polytechnic University and Senior                   for consumers with first episode psychosis
       Lecturer and Head of the Department of      12.30   Lunch
       Community and Mental Health Nursing,
       University of Newcastle, Australia. He
                                                   1.30    Mind to Care
       is the current Editor in Chief of the       1.45    Jon Chesterson
       Asian Journal of Nursing, member of                 Promotion & Prevention (Mental Health), HNEAHS NSW
       the Chinese University of Hong Kong,                Does the state of a nation and our psyche reflect
       Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidenced               our practice? Counting the cost of conformity
       Based Nursing Practice, and is on the
       editorial boards of 5 other international   2.15    Kay Macauley-Elsom
       journals including the mental health                Lecturer Midwifery and Mental Health Nursing, School of
       publications IJMHN (Australia) and                  Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University VIC
       JPMHN (UK). David is a fellow of the                Pregnancy and psychosis: Ethical dilemmas in the
       Australian College of Mental Health                 acute inpatient setting
       Nurses and in 1997 initiated the
       establishment of the Hong Kong              2.45    Paul Phillips
       College of Mental Health Nurses. He                 Occupational Therapist, SWAHS NSW
       currently convenes the East Asian                   The consequence of listening to the self: Using the
       Forum of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS)                  unified theory of self in ethical decisions
       established in 1997. He is author of        3.15    Afternoon Tea
       three books including an earlier work in
       1992: Arthur D, Dowling J. & Sharkey R      3.45    Harukundwi (Harry) Mumera
       - Mental Health Nursing: Strategies for             RN MHN, SESIAHS NSW
       Working with the Difficult Client. HBJ,             An analysis of an ethical process to assist mental
       Sydney. He is currently involved in a               health nurses to navigate their way through when
       variety of research projects covering               confronted with ethical dilemmas
       mental disorders, drug and alcohol,
       gambling and heart disorders, including     4.15    Margaret Boyes
       3 Randomised Controlled Trials.                     Clinical Development Nurse, Mental Health ACT
       Current research focus includes mental              Ethical pragmatism or how many ethical rules can
       health screening and brief interventions            you breach with one client?
       as well as caring attributes and self
       concept of nurses.                          4.45    Plenary & Door Prizes
                                                   5.00    Close

                                                                                                        MHN Credit
                                                                                                           6 CPE (6 hrs)
            NSW Branch Conference 2008
                                                                      Conscience & Consequence
                                                                                      Ethical Practice in Mental Health Nursing
Friday 28 November 08
Central Coast Leagues Convention Centre, Gosford

          General Information
          Venue & Parking
          Central Coast Leagues Convention Centre is located in the centre of
          Gosford, opposite Georgiana Terrace and Broadwater. It is close to
          public transport, Gosford railway station, bus terminal, CBD and
          there is free open and underground parking at the venue.

          How to get to Gosford – Things to Do
          Visit the Gosford website

          Gosford is less than one hour drive north of Sydney and is
          accessible from F3 Freeway.      For driving directions visit

          Gosford is part of NSW City Rail network. There are frequent return services daily from Sydney and
          Newcastle. For timetables and fares visit or call 131 500. CountryLink trains
          connect Gosford to regional NSW centres and capital cities. For timetables, fares and online bookings
          visit or call 13 22 32.

          Sydney Airport is 1 hour 45 minutes from Gosford with flights to and from all capital cities in Australia.
          For flight timetables and shuttle services visit Newcastle Airport is 1
          hour 15 minutes away with direct flights to and from Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast,
          Canberra. For flight timetables and shuttle services visit Shuttle
          services also listed under How to get to Gosford.

          Gosford is serviced by coach companies throughout Australia.            For further information visit the
          Greyhound website at

          Accommodation – Weekend getaway on the Central Coast
          A variety of accommodation is available to suit all pockets. A few guests will be staying at the Crowne
          Plaza in Terrigal overlooking Terrigal Beach, hotel reservations 1800 007 697 or visit
 Terrigal is a great location for evening dining or a weekend getaway with
          fabulous coastal beaches and waterways to rest and enjoy. For more accommodation options visit

          The College
          The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses is the professional body for practicing mental health
          nurses in Australia, established now for 34 years, with Branches in every State and Territory. The
          College publishes a leading peer reviewed bi-monthly international journal (IJMHN) through Blackwell
          Asia and quarterly newsletters. An international conference is hosted annually, this year in Melbourne
          during Mental Health Week. The 35th is to be hosted in Sydney NSW next year at the Sheraton on the
          Park, 29 September – 2 October 09, Call for Abstracts released in October 08. The College
          administers a variety of continuing professional education (CPE) and practice development (CPD)
          programs, credentialing of mental health nurses and awards including fellowship. For information on
          mental health nursing in Australia visit The NSW Branch has 4 regional branches
          in the Hunter, Illawarra, Greater Western Sydney and Central Coast, and hosts 4 regional NSW
          conferences per annum and a variety of education forums at local level. For information on events in
          NSW visit

          NSW Branch Conference 2008                                                                                          Photography                                                                                            Concept & Brochure Design
                                                                                                              Jon C, Lake Macquarie NSW
                                                                                                   Conscience & Consequence
                                                                                                                   Ethical Practice in Mental Health Nursing
Friday 28 November 08
Central Coast Leagues Convention Centre, Gosford                                                                                                Registration Enquiries
                                                                                                                                        Janelle Twomey 02 9840 3893
                                            ABN 75 492 837 566

          Registration Form ~ Tax Invoice
                                                                                                                                         Jon Chesterson 040 825 1146

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          Registration Fees (Include attendance at all sessions, program/abstracts, lunch, morning/afternoon tea & GST)
          College member          Member ID                                                                   $120             $
          Non-member                                                                                          $150             $
          Concession Full-Time Student, Voluntary Worker, Pension, Speaker                                    $ 90             $

                                                                                                              Total Due        $
          Payment details
                      I enclose cheque/money order payable to ACMHN NSW Branch
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          Terms & Conditions - Registration & Cancellation Policy
          Registrations close 19 November 08. All fees must be settled at least seven (7) days prior to Conference
          Registration details, except address and payment details* will be included in conference list for delegates to network.
          * If you have ticked, ‘A cheque will be forwarded by my employer..’ you must have approval to attend and arrange for your
          employer to make payment by the due date. Fees not received by you or your employer 7 days prior to conference may result
          in cancellation of your registration. Please check with your employer that payment has been made.
          No refunds for cancellations after 19 Nov 08, substitutions accepted on receipt of advice by email or fax on or before 25 Nov 08.
          Receipt will be provided at registration desk on day of conference. Email confirmation of your registration will be sent to you
          when we receive payment. If you have not received confirmation by 19 November, please contact Janelle Twomey. We accept
          no responsibility for registrations you rely on your employer to send us.
          I wish to register for the conference Conscience & Consequence and agree to these Terms & Conditions.

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                                                                                                   Fax to 02 9840 3707 attention Janelle Twomey
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            Date registration received:                 Date payment received:                     ACMHN / NSW Branch, C/- Cumberland Hospital,
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          NSW Branch Conference 2008

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